Bülent Uyar

Professor of Economics




Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; M.A. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; B.A. (Economics) Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey.


Teaching Interests

Business Statistics, Public Finance, Cost-Benefit Analysis.


Research Interests

Determinants of arrests for DUI.


Professional Accomplishments

Bülent Uyar joined the UNI faculty in 1991. Prior, he taught at the University of North Dakota. His research has resulted in articles published in the Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Economics and Finance, Review of Social, Economic, and Administrative Studies, and The American Statistician, to name a few. In addition, he has presented numerous papers at research conferences. He is well recognized in the College for both his excellence in teaching and the high level of service that he provides to his profession. He has received the 1998 UNIBusiness Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2005 UNIBusiness Excellence in Service Award and the 2015 UNIBusiness Distinguished Scholar Award. Uyar also received the Regent's Award for Faculty Excellence in 2008 and the UNIBusiness Exceptional Impact Award in 2016.


Latest News & Views


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Aspiring entrepreneur hopes to make killing, gets shamed

You may recall a recent news story and photo of a young, enterprising man with a garage full of toilet paper, hand sanitizers, and other merchandise. This was early in March, and he decided to invest money in items that might escalate in value. Although there was a “run” on toilet paper, the young man certainly did not “corner the market” on these commodities. He broke no laws or used any inside political advantage. Other people were free to stuff their garages with toilet paper and hand sanitizers.

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Jepson Forum shares a global vision with a local focus

Lawrence Jepson understood the importance of global economics long before many of his peers in the 1970s. A Wall Street businessman, Jepson used to say if a Zurich banker sneezed, someone in the United States caught a cold. Jepson came to the United States as an immigrant from Denmark.

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UNIBusiness alumna tackles sustainability issues on national scale

With a UNIBusiness education as a base, Becca Flynn Kettman (Marketing ’14) has been serving a larger purpose in her career track — working to improve and preserve our planet. Kettman is a fellow with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

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If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.

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Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.

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